What kind of sharks are in France?

Has there ever been a shark attack in France?

There have been more than 50 attacks recorded between 1988 to 2016. Dr Lagabrielle has made it his mission to explain why the waters surrounding the island are so dangerous. His research shows the probability of being attacked by a shark at Réunion increased “by a factor of 23” over that almost 30 year period.

Are there sharks in the French Mediterranean?

More likely to be afraid of you. Sharks – Wikipedia says there are around 28 species in the Mediterranean, including the Great White. Never seen one,altho’ viewing trips leave Villefranche with camera toting hopefuls.

Are there sharks in Nice France?

Shark sightings are rare off France, and attacks even more so. The Florida Natural History Museum’s respected International Shark Attack File said there had been only one fatal attack by a shark in French waters since its records began in 1847.

Are there sharks in Germany?

Because of Germany’s position on the saltier end of the Baltic Sea, many of the shark, ray and chimaera species described in the report can be found off the German coast. … One shark well known in Germany for which the scientific advice is clear is the spurdog, or spiny dogfish.

Is it illegal to swim in La Reunion?

Due to the particularly abundant marine wildlife, swimming, water sports and diving are forbidden within a perimeter of 300 m around the Reunion Island coastlines. The Reunion Island lagoons are protected by a coral reef.

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What island has the most shark attacks?

Maui, Hawaii

From 1828 to present, there have been 69 documented shark attacks in the waters around Maui.